ACCC issues draft determination to authorise Virgin cooperation that will allow Virgin Australia to more closely cooperate with Virgin Atlantic

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a draft determination proposing to authorise Virgin Australia to more closely cooperate with Virgin Atlantic on…..

LAX in Los Angeles is the US’s ‘most innovative large-hub airport’, but that accolade isn’t a new thing: the hub has a history of innovation

The American Association of Airport Executives has selected Los Angeles International (LAX) as the recipient of its 2019 award as the country’s most innovative large-hub…..

Fiji Airways to expand in Los Angeles and Sydney and its new A350s will provide additional premium seating

Fiji Airways plans to add premium capacity to Los Angeles and Sydney after it takes delivery of two Airbus A350-900s in late 2019. Capacity on…..

Out of the storm clouds – after messy ‘divorce’ Ontario International proves there is life beyond Los Angeles

After living for a long time under common control and in the shadow of the bright lights of Los Angeles International airport, Ontario International, located…..

Singapore Airlines continues to offer cheap premium economy fares on US nonstop flights, particularly Los Angeles

Whether supporting a tighter travel policy or alternatively perhaps affording travellers a little more comfort, it is clear that the premium economy cabin is being…..

Air Premia to pursue trans-Pacific market with an all-787 fleet and large premium economy cabin, but is there room for another full-service long-haul airline in South Korea?

Corporate customers in the South Korea-North America market will have a new option from 2021 as South Korean start-up Air Premia launches services using Boeing…..

Atlanta retained its #1 global passenger airport ranking in 2018; Beijing continued its growth, but Dubai is stalling

ACI World has published preliminary world airport rankings for 2018. In its opening remarks ACI says passenger traffic remains resilient but cargo hubs have seen…..

Virgin Australia and the US market: 10 years and 4 million passengers but declining market share

Wednesday (27-Feb-2019) marks the tenth anniversary of long-haul services for Virgin Australia. The group took delivery of its first Boeing 777-300ER on 6-Feb-2009 and the…..

Istanbul becomes the eighth global city to join the 100 million passenger per annum club

At this time last year The Blue Swan Daily reported that in 2017 Paris had joined the exclusive club of cities whose airports collectively handle…..

Ontario International is on to a winning track as it rises from Los Angeles International’s shadow, but politics could thwart its development plans

Ontario… no, not Ontario, Canada, but Ontario, California and home to one of the United States of America’s fastest growing airports. After living for a…..

As United doubles up on Singapore – San Francisco, how will Singapore Airlines respond?

Competition in the Singapore-US market is intensifying as United Airlines adds a second daily flight to San Francisco and Singapore Airlines (SIA) resumes nonstop flights……